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Rio Muslims Prepare for Eid at Tijuca Mosque

By Saira Ansari, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Situated in a little street in Tijuca is an under-construction building with a door made up of several nailed planks holding up the entrance gate. This humble structure is the site for the Tijuca Mosque – home of the Sociedade Beneficente Muculmana SBMRJ (Beneficent Muslim Society) - which was formed in 1951. The mosque is called Mesquita da Luz, which means the Mosque . . .

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